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USHB2740EngrossLabor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 ...
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2019-10-17
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (CR S5881)
USHB4583IntroMedicare Extra Rx HELP Act of 2019 Medicare Extra Rx Higher Eligibility Limits in Part D Act of 2019
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2019-10-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4378PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2020 continuing appropriations to federal agencies through November 21, 2019. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a government shutdown th...
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2019-09-27
Became Public Law No: 116-59.
USHB275IntroMedicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2019 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies regarding prices for drugs covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefit....
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB448IntroMedicare Drug Price Negotiation Act This bill makes a series of changes relating to the prices of prescription drugs under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicare Advantage (MA) prescription drug plans (PDPs). Under current law, the Cente...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1046IntroMedicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies regarding prices for drugs covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefi...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4453IntroProtecting Seniors from Health Care Fraud Act of 2019
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2019-09-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4411IntroIron Dome Reinforcement Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR63IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should take action to ensure that home infusion therapy services are accessible to all Medicare beneficiaries.
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2019-09-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4350IntroAmbulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2019
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2019-09-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4363IntroCommission on Americans Living Abroad Act of 2019
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2019-09-17
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR532IntroProposing a strategy to make Medicare available to all Americans.
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2019-08-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4195IntroTerritories Medicare Prescription Drug Assistance Equality Act of 2019
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2019-08-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3815IntroPrEP Access and Coverage Act
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2019-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4178IntroREFUND Act of 2019 Recovering Excessive Funds for Unused and Needless Drugs Act of 2019
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2019-08-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4129IntroMedicare Demonstration of Coverage for Low Vision Devices Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4063IntroMedicare Adult Day Services Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4013IntroTelehealth Innovation and Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR55IntroExpressing the sense of Congress on the need to inform American consumers with more balanced purchasing information for prescription drugs through the disclosure of price information in direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertisements.
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2019-07-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2246IntroAllergy Testing Access Act of 2019
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2019-07-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3835IntroCancer Care Planning and Communications Act of 2019
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2019-07-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3760IntroDomestic Workers Bill of Rights Act
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2019-07-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2051IntroStrengthening Average Sales Price Reporting Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1989IntroPAID Act Provide Accurate Information Directly Act
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2019-06-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2922IntroRespond NOW Act Respond to the Needs in the Opioid War Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3461IntroCommunity-Based Independence for Seniors Act of 2019 This bill establishes a Community-Based Institutional Special Needs Plan demonstration program through which up to five eligible Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations shall provide home and communi...
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2019-06-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3431IntroTo provide for the extension of the enforcement instruction on supervision requirements for outpatient therapeutic services in critical access and small rural hospitals through 2021.
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2019-06-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3421IntroFair Choices for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2019
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2019-06-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3415IntroReal-Time Beneficiary Drug Cost Bill This bill provides statutory authority for certain provisions of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services rule titled "Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Ex...
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2019-06-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3408IntroShop Rx Act of 2019 This bill provides statutory authority for certain provisions of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services rule titled "Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Expenses," publishe...
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2019-06-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1936IntroPALS Act Protecting Access to Lifesaving Screenings Act of 2019 This bill makes a series of changes relating to health insurance coverage of screening mammography. Specifically, the bill requires that any provision of law referring to current recomme...
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2019-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1926IntroPrEP Access and Coverage Act
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2019-06-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3332IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage for wigs as durable medical equipment under the Medicare program, and for other purposes. This bill includes medically necessary cranial prostheses (e.g., wigs) as covered durable me...
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2019-06-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3302IntroKeep Physicians Serving Patients Act of 2019
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2019-06-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3235IntroAccess to Genetic Counselor Services Act of 2019
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2019-06-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1309IntroWorkplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in the health care and social service sectors. Specifically, Labor must promulgate an occupational s...
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2019-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 18.
USHB2777IntroPALS Act Protecting Access to Lifesaving Screenings Act of 2019 This bill makes a series of changes relating to health insurance coverage of screening mammography. Specifically, the bill requires that any provision of law referring to current recomme...
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2019-06-11
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1773IntroTerritories Health Equity Act of 2019
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2019-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1725IntroMedicare Home Health Flexibility Act of 2019 This bill establishes circumstances under which an occupational therapist may conduct an initial or comprehensive assessment for an individual who is eligible for home health services under Medicare. Speci...
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2019-06-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3127IntroMedicare Home Health Flexibility Act This bill establishes circumstances under which an occupational therapist may conduct an initial or comprehensive assessment for an individual who is eligible for home health services under Medicare. Specifically,...
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2019-06-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3107IntroImproving Seniors' Timely Access to Care Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3039IntroTo provide for a 5-year extension of funding outreach and assistance for low-income programs.
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2019-06-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3029IntroImproving Low-Income Access to Prescription Drugs Act of 2019 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to establish a transition program under the Medicare prescription drug benefit for limited-income, newly eligible individual...
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2019-06-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3062IntroPatient Access to Higher Quality Health Care Act of 2019 This bill repeals specified limitations, for purposes of Medicare participation, on self-referrals by newly constructed or expanded physician-owned hospitals.
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2019-06-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3074IntroContinuing Access to Mental and Behavioral Health Care Act
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2019-06-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3021IntroNEATSA Act Non-Emergency Ambulance Transportation Sustainability and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-05-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2951IntroMedicare Dental Benefit Act of 2019 This bill provides for Medicare coverage of dental and oral health services, including routine diagnostic and preventive services, basic and major dental services, and emergency care; dental prostheses are also cov...
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2019-05-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2990IntroRural Health Care Access Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2905IntroMedicare IVIG Access Enhancement Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to establish a three-year demonstration project to evaluate the benefits of providing Medicare coverage and payment for items and services needed for...
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2019-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1607IntroMedical Billing Fairness Act of 2019
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2019-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
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